Dorchester Film Society
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O'Horten

Sep 24, 2009 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Bent Hamer
  • Year: 2007
  • Country: Norway/Germany/France
  • Run Time: 90 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 19
  • B: 54
  • C: 29
  • D: 5
  • E: 3
  • Overall: 68
O'Horten

Retired after 40 years of tedious work, O - the abbreviation for the common Norwegian first name gradually becomes as eccentric as his name suggests to English ears. His increasingly irrational and bizarre behaviour is described with sympathy and deadpan humour in a warm and humane comedy.